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  • Egypt launches negotiations of 14th ministerial session of UNCTAD in Geneva

    Date: 2016-04-08 18:47:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:96 - ID:4680445

    GENEVA, April 8 (MENA) - Egypt launched negotiations in Geneva concerning the 14th ministerial session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to be held next July in Nairobi. The session will be held under the rubric ....

  • Key suspect in Paris attacks Abrini 'arrested'

    Date: 2016-04-08 17:14:25 GMT - France - World - SN:87 - ID:4680041

    PARIS, April 8 (MENA) - The key remaining suspect in November's Paris terror attacks, Mohamed Abrini, has been arrested, the BBC News said. Sources cited in Belgian media said Abrini is also likely to be the "man in the hat" seen on CCTV before ....

  • Two killed in shooting at Air Force base in Texas

    Date: 2016-04-08 17:11:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:4679637

    WASHINGTON, April 8 (MENA) - An airman killed his commander before apparently turning the gun on himself, sparking a lockdown at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas Friday, a senior US official. The shooting was not an act of terrorism, Fox ....

  • 3 killed in Karachi 'sectarian attack'

    Date: 2016-04-08 15:16:13 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:78 - ID:4679601

    ISLAMABAD, April 8 (MENA) - In an apparent sectarian killing, at least three people belonging to the Shia community were gunned down near Shafiq Mor area of Karachi on Friday, The Express Tribune of Pakistan reported. Hashim, Ali Sajjad and ....

  • Australia to strip dual nationals involved in terror of citizenship

    Date: 2016-04-08 11:30:08 GMT - Australia - World - SN:47 - ID:4677537

    SYDNEY, April 8 (MENA) - Australia, a staunch ally of the United States and its battle against terrorists in Iraq and Syria, said Friday it would strip dual nationals convicted of terror-related crimes of citizenship, the Daily Mail ....

  • UK Foreign Secretary visits Hong Kong

    Date: 2016-04-08 11:07:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:42 - ID:4677333

    LONDON, April 8 (MENA) – British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond headed on Friday for Hong Kong. The visit comes as part of an East Asian tour during which he will attend the G7 Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Japan. Hammond will meet with ....

  • Greece returns more migrants to Turkey

    Date: 2016-04-08 09:57:51 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:30 - ID:4677409

    ANKARA, April 8 (MENA) - Dozens of migrants were transferred from Greece to Turkey on Friday under an agreement between Ankara and the European Union, four days after a first group was sent over, Wall Street Journal reported. Some 45 migrants, ....

  • Greece sends back second group of migrants to Turkey

    Date: 2016-04-08 07:33:28 GMT - Greece - World - SN:15 - ID:4676505

    ATHENS, April 8 (MENA) - Greece has sent a second group of migrants back to Turkey under a European Union deal with Turkey to exchange migrants for Syrians from Turkish refugee camps. The second batch of migrants, who were mostly from Pakistan ....

  • EU threatens to sanction tax havens like Panama

    Date: 2016-04-07 21:27:27 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:109 - ID:4675829

    BRUSSELS, April 7 (MENA) - The European Union has threatened to sanction countries like Panama if they continue to refuse to cooperate fully to fight money laundering and tax evasion, after a leak of data showed the tiny country remains a key ....

  • Cameron admits he did have stake in father's offshore trust

    Date: 2016-04-07 20:56:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:107 - ID:4675817

    LONDON, April 7 (MENA) - UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife owned shares in the Panamanian trust set up by his late father, before selling them for around £30,000 in 2010, he has told ITV News. Cameron said he made a profit on around ....

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